Physics

Physics is a key part of science and technology, and is used to solve many problems ranging from health, environmental
concerns and technological advances. Students gain valuable transferable analytical skills. A real passion for Mathematics is rewarded when studying Physics, as it is literally ‘the language of the subject’. There will be numerous opportunities to challenge yourself, and your thinking, during this exciting course. 

 

Where can this course lead?

Students have gone on to enjoy courses and careers in Engineering and Aerospace industries as well as diverse courses such as material, computing, geo-sciences and architecture.

What do students think? 

“Studying physics is useful, interesting and has a wide variety of applications. It teaches you the logical and analytical thinking skills required in the world of work.” 

 

Who could be teaching me?

The teachers of Physics all share a real passion for this technival subjects. They both appreciate and promote the benefits of this topic and its uses in the wider world of science and beyond. Mr Langan and Dr James have previous extensive industrial and engineering experience that is brought to the course content, enhancing its relevance and enjoyment.

Student Destinations

  • Will is studying Mathematics at Durham University. 
  • Rupert is studying engineering at University of Cambridge. 
  • George is studying Chemistry at Sheffield. 

Entry Requirements

6-6 in Trilogy science or equivalent in Separate Science

Grade 7 in Maths

Grade 5 in English

Assessment

Exam Board - AQA

Assessment - 100% Exam

When? 100% Year 13

Average Class Size

12